Meeting and making new friends while racing and going for records all over the world. Ultramarathon cyclists and those persons interested enough in it to crew or officiate are really special people well worth getting to know.

Winning the 2010 UMCA World Cup at age 65 (overall regardless of age) and 20 or more lesser championships.

First to 100 WUCA/UMCA records (now numbering 126 records)

Record crossings of around 30 or more US states, provinces, and countries including Alaska, Florida, New Zealand, and tiny Israel (and twice across its treeless Plain of Armageddon in 100+ deg. heat ;-).

Winning four open-class WUCA 6-Hour Challenges in the last five years.

Serving WUCA as member of Board of Directors and as vice president.